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Chao Fan 2

Chao Fan

  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 30 mins
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Filipino


Chao Fan is a Filipino Chinese fried rice dish prepared with day-old left-over rice stir fried with meats like pork together with vegetables like spring onions, green peas and corn.


  • 5 cups day old leftover cooked rice
  • 150 g fatty pork belly, cubed
  • 6 pcs squid balls, chopped
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup corn kernels
  • 1/2 cup green peas
  • 1 tbsp Maggi savor seasoning
  • 1 tbsp dark soy sauce
  • 2 tsp fish sauce
  • 1 tbsp Sriracha sauce
  • 1 tsp curry powder
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 stalks spring onions, white and green part separated, chopped
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • oil


  1. Heat oil in a wok over high heat.
  2. Season pork belly with salt and freshly ground black pepper then add it into the wok. Stir fry pork belly until golden brown in colour.
  3. Add squid balls, garlic and white sections of the spring onions, continue to stir fry for one minute.
  4. Separate rice kernels using your wet hands, it should be fluffed before adding it to the wok. Now add the rice and corn to the wok then stir fry for 4 minutes.
  5. Using your spatula push the rice on the side of the wok then crack eggs on the empty side and scramble it thoroughly.
  6. Once eggs are cooked, chop it into pieces using your spatula, once eggs are separated into small pieces, stir fry it with the rice
  7. Add the green part of the spring onions and the green peas.
  8. Pour in the soy sauce, fish sauce, Sriracha sauce, curry powder and sesame oil then continue to stir fry for 2-3 minutes or until the sauce is evenly distributed.
  9. Season with salt (if needed) then serve.